Office: Arthur Andersen Hall, Room 307
Research Interests: Development economics
PhD: Harvard University, 2004
Seema Jayachandran's research focuses on economic issues in developing countries. Her current work explores the determinants of parents' investments in their children's health and education. Other topics she studies include the environment, labor markets, and political economy. She is a recipient of a Sloan Research Fellowship and a National Science Foundation Early Career Development grant. She serves as co-editor of the Journal of Human Resources and associate editor of the American Economic Journal: Applied and Journal of Development Economics. She is an affiliate of the National Bureau of Economic Research and co-chairs the Health Program and serves on the Board of the Abdul Latif Jameel Poverty Action Lab.